July 5 Heritage Showcase Auction Features Mint Errors

July 5 Heritage Showcase Auction Features Mint Errors

Mint errors take center stage again in Heritage Auctions' latest Error Coinage Showcase Auction. Bidding is open now, with the concluding Live Session scheduled...
CoinWeek Ancient Coins - The Anonymous Folles of Byzantium

CoinWeek Ancient Coins – The Anonymous Folles of Byzantium

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Imperial Byzantine coinage served both economic and propaganda purposes. The coins routinely identified the reigning emperor or empress...
CCAC Affirms Police Choices for January 6th Congressional Gold Medal

CCAC Affirms Police Choices for January 6th Congressional Gold Medal

After the January 6th, 2021, insurrectionist attack on the U.S. Capitol and congressional office buildings, the 117th Congress passed Public Law 117-32, for distribution...
Chief Lynn Malerba Appointed as Treasurer of the United States

Chief Lynn Malerba Appointed as Treasurer of the United States

Chief Lynn Malerba will become the first Native American to serve as Treasurer of the United States and will lead the newly established Office...
Let's Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

Let’s Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

In this episode of the CoinWeek Live Stream on YouTube, noted coin expert Russ Augustin (AU Capital Management/RARCOA) joins Charles Morgan to discuss the...
How Were Roman Serrate Coins Made and Why?

How Were Roman Serrate Coins Made and Why?

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   An interesting group of Roman Republican coins, serrati (saw-edged) denarii have proved to be an enigma for numismatists for...
What I learned about Liberty Head half eagles from the Fairmont Hoard - Doug Winter Numisatics

What Was Lacking From Fairmont/Hendricks: Missing Pieces of the Puzzle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Part One: Half Eagles The April 2022 Stack’s Bowers sale of the Fairmont/”Hendricks” set of Liberty Head half...
Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov's 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov’s 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

The Heritage Auctions sale of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded to independent Russian journalist and Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov fetched $103.5...
United States 1864 Large Motto Two Cent Piece

United States 1864 Large Motto Two Cent Piece

In 1864 when the Two Cent coin was first issued, the US Civil War was still raging. One effect of the war was a...

114 Years Ago Today: ANA Co-Founder Dr. George F. Heath Passed Away

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   114 years ago today, Dr. George Francis Heath died at his home in Monroe, Michigan. He...
Sassanian Silver Drachms

Sassanian Silver Drachms

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Ardashir V, King of Persis, defeated Artabanus IV, the last Shahanshah (“King of Kings”) of Parthia, at the...
The Italian Coins of World War 2

The Italian Coins of World War 2

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Like many countries in the aftermath of World War One, Italy was riven by internal divisions. At the start of...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Counterfeit 1723 Rosa Americana!

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1723 Rosa Americana!

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Since my "last" installment of this series about my 1796 large cent , I have attended...
A Look at the Ancient Coin Market Through Recent Auction Results

A Look at the Ancient Coin Market Through Recent Auction Results

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Let’s take a tour through the auction records to get a sense of the value of an ancient coin....
“Gross” Medieval European Coins

“Gross” Medieval European Coins

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   From the end of the eighth century into the 13th, European coinage consisted primarily of small silver coins...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Julian the Apostate

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Julian the Apostate

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Apostate: (noun) a person who forsakes his religion, cause, party, etc. REMEMBERED AS THE “Apostate” by his enemies, and the...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of June

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of June

By CoinWeek .....   Spring ends and summer begins in June. At the United States Mint, June has marked both beginnings and endings. Key personnel arrive and...
United States 1929 Lincoln Wheat Cent

United States 1929 Lincoln Cent

Hindsight is 20/20, and despite the Great Depression looming right around the corner, it was business as usual at the United States Mint in...
Helmets on Ancient Greek Coins

Helmets on Ancient Greek Coins

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   In this article, I want to cover some of the ancient Greek helmets that can be found on ancient...
Previously Known 1943-S Doubled Die Cent Discovered to Be Overdate

Previously Known 1943-S Doubled Die Cent Discovered to Be Overdate

By Tom DeLorey ......   About 45 years ago, collector Del Romines came into my office at Coin World’s "Collectors Clearinghouse" with two well-worn 1943-P nickels...
The Aes Grave Bronze Coin During the Roman Republic

The Aes Grave Bronze Coin During the Roman Republic

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   It is said that when Greece was building grand temples of white marble, the Romans were living in mud...
United States 1949 Franklin Half Dollar

United States 1949 Franklin Half Dollar

As United States Mint Director Nellie Tayloe Ross’s brainchild, she continually pushed the government to design and release a half dollar depicting Benjamin Franklin...
The Coin Analyst: Extremely Rare Mexican Silver Pattern Coin Surfaces

The Coin Analyst: Extremely Rare Mexican Silver Pattern Coin Surfaces

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   A coin collector and part-time dealer named Adrian Coro, who specializes in circulating Mexican coinage, recently made the...
United States 2001-S Sacagawea Dollar Proof

United States 2001-S Sacagawea Dollar Proof

With the US Treasury’s stockpile of Susan B. Anthony dollar coins dwindling rapidly, the United States Mint was charged under the United States $1...
CoinWeek Podcast #166: Beyond Greece and Rome

CoinWeek Podcast #166: Beyond Greece and Rome

 The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
New Dated Gold Coin Market Thanks to Fairmont/Hendricks Collection

New Dated Gold Coin Market Thanks to Fairmont/Hendricks Collection

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The April 2022 Stack’s Bowers sale of the Fairmont/”Hendricks” coins likely has forever changed the rare date...
The Last Coins of Nicholas II

The Last Coins of Nicholas II

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Late on the night of July 16, 1918, the "Emperor of All the Russias", his wife, his five children,...
United States Series 1935A Hawaii Overprint Notes

United States Series 1935A Hawaii Overprint Notes

In the wake of the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United States command was faced with the prospect...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Amazing Counterfeit 1796 Large Cent

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Amazing Counterfeit 1796 Large Cent

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   So, here we are after my "last" installment of this series. In that one, I stated:...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of May

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of May

By CoinWeek .....   Summer gets underway in May and for some Americans, this is a period of rest and relaxation. Not so for the United States...